Once Fall takes root, many vintage and classic car owners prefer to hibernate their pride and joy to steer clear of the worst of the cold winter weather. However, it’s good to keep in mind that cars are designed for regular use and leaving them dormant for too long may do more harm than good. […]
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Device Significantly Increases Seat Belt Comfort
It’s probably due to my height and the position of the seat in relation to the seat belt buckle in my car, but I’ve noticed a high level of discomfort from my seat belt when I’m driving — this has led me to keep an eye out for products that might help, and I’ve found […]
What Causes Us to Become Bad Drivers?
Tailgating, speeding, road rage, and other reckless behaviors are very dangerous on the road — and most people know about these dangers. Careless driving can cause many innocent people to experience serious injuries and even death, so why do people engage in these behaviors?
Is Reaching Out Through Social Media the Best Way to Connect to Auto Makers?
You might not realize this, but certain auto makers have invested a lot into monitoring their social media activity. This kind of digital “ear-to-the-ground” plan could be beneficial to buyers of brands who’ve invested a lot into their social media sources.
H&H Classic Stops in at GoodGuys in the Lone Star State
Over the weekend of October 4th-6th, the GoodGuys 21st Lone Star Nationals rolled through Texas and classic car parts company H&H Classic got the best coverage around.
Ford Says “Sayonara” to the GT350
The Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 has been one of the most popular Mustang models ever — but it seems this connotation has worn out its welcome. It was recently announced that Shelby American, Inc. will end the production of the modern generation of the iconic American muscle car. Production of the other Shelby performance cars […]
How the Chinese Auto Industry Stacks Up Against The US
The Chinese economy has been growing at an incredibly fast pace for about three decades now, after a series of reforms were carried out in the late 1980s. China has opened its doors to foreign investments, liberalized foreign trade, and made significant efforts to educate its workforce, which has resulted in an enormous industrial expansion. […]
Braking Bad: Why Big Rig Brakes Fail
Everyone has seen a horrible trucking accident on the news or, even worse, in person. But what causes those accidents? Some people find it surprising to learn that brake-related issues are responsible for just over 29 percent of all large truck crashes. According to the Department of Transportation, these accidents can be caused by brakes […]
Want To Improve MPG? “Just lose weight,” says Professor Know-It-All
Sometimes I stumble across a piece of automotive “insight” that’s beyond absurd. Today, I found that insight on BBC.co.uk. According to Professor Gordon Murray (who really knows what he’s talking about because he’s worked on Formula race cars, the most absurdly expensive racing vehicles ever built), improving vehicle fuel economy is simply a matter of […]
The Mustang GT500 SC 1000 – Everything You Want to Know
The Shelby GT500 SC 1000 is a stunning work of muscle car art. Not to be outdone by Chevy’s announced production of 69 COPO Camaros for 2013, Ford has decreed there will be 100 copies of the Shelby SC 1000 created. Make no mistake; this is all-out war.